Dusty & Jessica Robinson win on Lake Eufaula
Dusty and Jessica Robinson of Eclectic, AL won the American Couples Series, operated by American Bass Anglers, Central Alabama Division 1 tournament, held August 26th, 2017, on Lake Eufaula.
Running out of Lake Point Marina near Eufaula, AL the team caught 5 bass that locked in the scales at 13.41 pounds. For the victory, they earned a check for $585.00. The Robinson’s caught their fish on top water baits in shallow water. Dusty won the Man’s Big Fish contest with a 5.05 pound lunker. Jessica won Woman’s Big Fish with a 2.62 pounder.
In second place, out of the 13 teams, Ray Goodall of Wetumpka, AL brought back five bass that went for 10.82 pounds.
Taking third place, the team of Mike Hearn Jr. of Titus, AL and Sugar Walker also from Titus, brought in 5 bass for a total weight of 9.48 pounds.
Fourth place was Terry Durham of McCalla, AL and Ann Boatright of Cleveland, AL. They brought 4 bass to the scales for a weight of 8.14 pounds.
Wayne and Lisa Cox of Pace, FL rounded out the top five teams with 4 bass and a total weight of 7.22 pounds.
All ABA American Couples Series events involve a team format with each team composed of one man and one woman. Although many married couples compete together as teams, some teams consist of boyfriend and girlfriend combinations, parent-child combinations or just two friends. Contestants between 12 and 18 years old may participate with a parent’s written permission.
The top angling couples from across the nation earn the right to compete in the annual American Bass Anglers Couples Series National Championship tournament.
About American Bass Anglers: American Bass Anglers is committed to providing low cost, close to home tournaments for the weekend angler and at the same time offer each competitor an upward path for individual angler progression. For more information about American Bass Anglers, the Ram Truck Open Series, the American Fishing Tour or the American Couples Series, visit www.americanbassanglers.com.
American Bass Anglers, Inc. is supported by Ram Trucks, Triton Boats, Mercury Outboards, Carlisle Tires, GEICO, Berkley, Abu Garcia, T-H Marine, Livingston Lures, Best Western Hotels, Maui Jim, Power Pole, LiT Coolers, Simms, Garmin, Divide-It, and SiriusXM Marine Weather. American Bass Anglers, Inc. can be contacted at (256) 232-0406 or by visiting americanbassanglers.com
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